Last week, the Obama Administration approved a plan that will make way for utility-scale <strong><a href="http://inhabitat.com/denmark-hits-200-megawatt-solar-capacity-goal-8-years-ahead-of-schedule/" target="_blank">solar development</a></strong> on 285,000 acres of public lands in the Western U.S.
Six State Map of Obama Solar Development Plan
The plan encompasses 6 western states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah and creates 17 Solar Energy Zones over 285,000 acres of public lands. It provides strong incentives for development within these zones, which
include faster and easier permitting, improved mitigation strategies and economic incentives.
Utility-scale Solar Field
Last week, the Obama Administration approved a plan that will make way for utility-scale solar development on 285,000 acres of public lands in the Western U.S.